Job Title:Wildland Firefighter (Range or Forestry Aid/Technician)
Department:Department Of The Interior
Agency:National Park Service
Job Announcement Number:NPS-FIRE-2014-003
|$11.95 to $15.00 / Per Hour|
|Monday, November 04, 2013 to Tuesday, April 15, 2014|
SERIES & GRADE:
|These are full-time excepted service temporary seasonal positions; Not to Exceed 6 months. - The length and actual dates of employment may vary depending on the position.|
|few vacancies in the following location:|
Grand Canyon, AZ View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|Applications will be accepted from all qualified United States citizens.|
If you like remote and rugged conditions, extended travel and overnight camping, then becoming a wildland firefighter may be for you. The National Park Service is looking for temporary employees to work on a variety of wildland firefighting crews. Work may include working as a crew member on any of the following types of crews: Helitack (helicopter) and Fire Engine crew. For more information on Crew Types, click here.
Positions at the GS-5 level have been identified as one of the key fire management positions under the Interagency Fire Program Management (IFPM) Standard. This position has been categorized as a Senior Firefighter (SFF), and is subject to meeting the minimum qualification standards for IFPM prior to being placed into the position. Detailed information regarding IFPM positions can be found at the IFPM website by clicking here.
First Consideration Date: The following location will begin to consider applicants prior to the closing date of the announcement. You must apply on or before the date indicated below to receive first consideration for the location you are interested in. Thereafter, applications may be considered as needed by location; during the open period of the announcement:
Grand Canyon, AZ (Grand Canyon NP)
You may be located at the South Rim which is hiring Engines and Helitack crews or North Rim is hiring Engine crews.
For information on the National Park Service's (NPS) fire program, please visit their website at: National Park Service (NPS) - Includes positions at National Parks (NP) and National Monuments (NM).
For contacts and information regarding housing availability visit Fire Contacts on the DOI Fire Jobs website and select Arizona.
- You must be a U.S. Citizen
- Positions may require a valid state drivers license
- Some positions may require a CDL; information will be provided at job offer
- All positions have medical qualification requirements
- You must be 18 years of age or older prior to appointment.
- These positions have no promotion potential.